Nitter is a free and open source alternative Twitter front-end focused on privacy. The source is available on GitHub at https://github.com/zedeus/nitter
- All requests go through the backend, client never talks to Twitter
- Uses unofficial API (no developer account required)
- AGPLv3 licensed, no proprietary instances permitted
- Lightweight (for @nim_lang, 36KB vs 580KB from twitter.com)
Why use Nitter?
In the future a simple account system will be added that lets you follow Twitter users, allowing you to have a clean chronological timeline without needing a Twitter account.